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Arts & Entertainment

October 6, 2022

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Officials this week thanked students at Essex County West Caldwell School of Technology for building cornhole boards for Roseland Day, a community festival scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8. Pictured: Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (seventh from left) and ...

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ROSELAND, NJ -- The third concert of the Roseland Summer Concert Series is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison Complex. The Soul Cruisers will be performing. The 11-member horn group fronted by four vocalists will perform ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Approximately 1,000 people attended National Night Out Tuesday night, with a few hundred wristbands being sold by the Fairfield Police Department for the community-building event. The NJSP NorthStar helicopter performed a flyover, making the event even more exciting Fairfield ...

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CALDWELL, NJ -- National Night Out in Caldwell is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 2. The event, hosted by the Caldwell Police Department will be free to the public. The night will include refreshments provided by Guerriero Gelato, Cloverleaf, entertainment, giveaways and more. There will also be ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- The Fairfield Police Department invites the public to National Night Out to be held at the Hollywood Avenue Recreation Complex on Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. said Councilman John LaForgia at Monday night’s council meeting. It will be a bit different this year, he ...

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ROSELAND, NJ -- The borough opened the Harrison Avenue Tennis & Pickleball Courts on Tuesday, July 19 with nearly 30 pickleball players ready, eager and waiting to get onto the courts and start playing. Mayor James Spango noted that the pickleball courts were added in response to resident ...

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ROSELAND, NJ -- The Harrison Avenue Tennis Court will reopen on Tuesday, July 19 at 6:15 p.m. after renovations were performed and pickleball courts were added. The borough will also hold a ceremony to re-open the basketball court in Tedesco Park the following day, Wednesday, July 20, at 5:45 ...

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ROSELAND, NJ -- The first concert of the Roseland Summer Concert Series is scheduled for July 13 at 7 p.m. at the Harrison Complex.  The band Jersey Sound will be playing an assortment of classic oldies, classic rock, R&B, Motown, British Invasion and pop selections. It will be the first ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- The 4th of July fireworks celebration sponsored by the communities of Caldwell, Essex Fells, Roseland and West Caldwell will be held on Monday, July 4 at the James Caldwell High School baseball field off of Westville Avenue in West Caldwell.  Garden State Fireworks of ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- The Calandra Family will sponsor the fireworks show in Fairfield on Wednesday, June 29. The Independence Day weekend celebration will take place at the Fairfield Municipal Complex, 221 Hollywood Ave., beginning at 5:30 p.m. Food and drinks will be available after 5:30, with ...

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CALDWELL, NJ -- Washington Elementary School student Grace Swank placed in the top 15 in the 2022 “My Essex County” Fourth-Grade Poster Contest.   Essex County Clerk, Christopher J. Durkin, honored the top 15 winners at a ceremony that took place at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Justice ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- After two years of COVID restrictions, the West Essex Memorial Day Parade was back in full swing this year beginning with the traditional children’s red, white and blue bicycle march and ending with the fire trucks blasting their sirens on Monday. The grand marshal of this ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Last Saturday, after a long two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fairfield Recreation Center hosted the town’s Easter Egg Hunt and pictures with the Easter Bunny at the Recreation Center Turf Field. The customary King and Queen, Max Antonakos and Adelina Linares ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- West Essex High School seniors Ava Buccino and Lilli O'Boyle received 2022 Scholastic Art Awards. Their work was recognized by a panel of creative professionals as the most outstanding work submitted in the Northern New Jersey region. Ava's digital illustration "Lantern Hat ...

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NEW JERSEY -- When the COVID spread across America in early March 2020, it wreaked havoc on the “St. Patrick’s Season” for both 2020 and 2021. Not only did the pandemic put the kibosh New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the largest in the world on March 17, but it also led to the cancellation ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ – “It doesn’t look good. The reality is the pool once again may not be open for the 2022 season,” said Fairfield Councilman William Galese.  He said that the number of people who responded to the pool survey “is frankly disappointing.” At the mayor and council meeting on Monday ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ – If you are looking for a fun night out with family and friends, come to St. Thomas More’s (STM) Family Game Night. They are held every second and fourth Friday of the month at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in O’Connor Hall. There will be table tennis, indoor badminton, indoor ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ -- The Township Council Monday night gave praises to Fairfield Municipal Alliance and Recreation for putting together the Winter Wonderland event last Sunday.  The council thanked everyone involved in making the winter event the biggest success in its history. Galese told TAP, ...

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ROSELAND, NJ -- The Borough of Roseland held its biggest Christmas celebration yet on Dec. 4 – complete with outdoor activities for adults and children alike – all culminating in the arrival of Santa Claus on a helicopter. The first two hours of the outdoor celebration took place in front of the ...

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CALDWELL, NJ -- The Caldwell Borough Tree Lighting will take place Saturday, Dec. 4 on the Caldwell Borough Green at 5 p.m. The Caldwell Fire Department will be bringing in Santa Claus on the Fire Engines along with a police escort. After the tree lighting, the Caldwell Fire Department will ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- Paper Mill Playhouse is accepting audition videos from students interested in its 2022 Summer Training Programs. The training programs include the Playhouse’s Summer Musical Theater Conservatory or Musical Theater Intensive, it noted. Audition videos from students 10-18 years old ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- Gianna Lodato, a junior at West Essex High School who is a percussionist from North Caldwell, will march with the Macy's Great American Marching Band in this year's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  Gianna will march among the balloons, floats and celebrities that ...

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CALDWELL, NJ - Due to inclement weather scheduled for Friday, the borough’s Trick or Treating on the Avenue has been rescheduled for tomorrow, Thursday Oct. 28 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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VERONA, NJ -- A dog from North Caldwell was crowned the "Most Creative" in the Essex County 'Strut Your Mutt' Contest held in Grover Cleveland Park last weekend. The Russo family from North Caldwell entered their dog Max dressed as a bowl of cereal, and he came in first place in the "Most ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ -- Adeline McCloskey, a junior at West Essex High School, has been selected to become part of the 2021-2022 New Jersey All-State Treble Chorus. A member of the West Essex Women's Choir, McCloskey was chosen after auditioning for the chorus. Each year, hundreds of students ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ — Students and parents attended the Board of Education meeting Monday and continued to advocate for the performing arts within the district. Herbert Feakes, president of the Music and More Booster Club, began by thanking the administration for the progress to date however but ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — The West Essex Marching Knights, under the direction of director of bands Eddie Griffin, performed at MetLife Stadium on Oct. 2 at the USBands Yamaha Cup Competition.  The Knights finished in second place in their competitive group with their performance of ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — After being closed for about 18 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Paper Mill Playhouse opened its new season Oct. 17, a night that found its patrons and directors bubbling with excitement and its performers bringing a show that resonated. The opening show, Songs for a New ...

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ROSELAND, NJ — The borough held its inaugural Roseland Day – a day billed as “not just any Saturday” – on Oct. 9. The outdoor gathering combined new activities with Roseland traditions that residents have come to know over the years. The day started with the Run for Roseland, an event ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Elise Linn of North Caldwell received an honorable mention in the Essex County Parks Photography Contest. Linn's entry was cited in the Youth Category for her photo, “Grover Cleveland Park." The awards were presented Monday, Oct. 4 at the Essex County Environmental Center ...

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